This Day in History: 1943-06-07

(William) Ritchie Clendenin, American trumpeter and cornetist, member of the US Marine Band in Washington, DC (1967-71), trumpet professor at Cal State Fresno (1973-2002), member of the Colorado Brass Quintet, New Haven SymphonyOrchestra, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, cornet soloist of the WSC Colorado Brass Band, born in Columbia, South Carolina.